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Stable and Cider House Range Immediately North North East of Cleave Farmhouse, Diptford

Description: Stable and Cider House Range Immediately North North East of Cleave Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101117

OS Grid Reference: SX7439353289
OS Grid Coordinates: 274393, 53289
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3661, -3.7674

Location: Diptford, Devon TQ9 7JS

Locality: Diptford
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7JS

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Listing Text

DIPTFORD

SX75SW
8/202 Stable and cider house range
immediately north north
east of Cleave Farmhouse

GV II

Stable and cider house range. Dated 182(6?). Local slate and quartz rubble.
The upper section of stable walls are cob. Corrugated iron roof with gabled
ends.
Long rectangular range, stables with loft above at the higher right hand end,
and a cider house at the lower left hand end with an apple loft above with
access from external stone steps on the front.
The stables at the higher right hand end have doorway flanked by 2 windows
with timber lintels and loft doorway in right hand gable end. To left of
centre wide external stone stairs with slate treads and porch at top to apple
loft over the cider house which has a wide doorway on the front with
corrugated iron pentice canopy and tow of 6 pigeon holes above; and above that
a stone tablet inscribed "R Jackson 182(6?).
The external stone stairs on the front has doorway in the side to a store
below the stairs and a niche on the front which is said to have been for oats
provided for horses tethered to a ring above. There is a small hole on the
front of the stairs to the right which may be a dog kennel.
Roof trusses have collars nailed to the faces of the principal rafters. The
stables have old wooden stalls.
Richard Jackson is said to have been renowned in the locality for his cider
making and the Jackson family has reputedly lived at Cleave for generations
before 1826.
Source: Information provided by the owner of Cleave.


Listing NGR: SX7439353289

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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